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    Memoirs Of A Geisha by Arthur Golden

    Memoirs Of A Geisha by Arthur Golden
    Memoirs Of A Geisha by Arthur Golden
    SKU: 2210108
    Memoirs of a Geisha is a bravura performance, a first novel that provides a vivid view into a largely lost and secret world.
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    Format: Trade paperback

    Condition: vg- condition, minor shelf wear, appears lightly read

    Size: 5.25"x8.0"

    Pages: 434pp

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    Golden tells a mesmerizing story.... The subject of geisha, like prostitutes, is a natural attention-grabber, arousing easy prurient interests. What a delight, then, to find the subject treated with intelligent forthrightness and delicacy in this day of no-holds-barred lasciviousness.... This book begins with Sayuri, a former geisha, recounting the story of her life beginning with her humble beginnings in a small Japanese fishing village. Sold to a geisha "family," Sayuri is at first sad and lost in this strange new environment. However, her will to survive and persevere is stronger than her grief and she accepts the cards that fate has dealt her, vowing to become successful geisha. Her obstacles and triumphs are chronicled, as well as her various adventures as a geisha.
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    "Life As She Sees It: Arthur Golden’s Memoirs of a Geisha"

    Ariadne's Thread on 4/13/2008 9:16:19 AM

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    Description: Arthur Golden’s debut novel is a fictional account of a geisha’s life. It narrates the story of Chiyo, who, as a child, was sold into slavery together with her sister. Chiyo eventually becomes Sayuri, as she is taken in and trained to become a geisha, while her sister is taken into a whorehouse and becomes separated from her sister permanently. I read this many years ago, and Golden’s skillful display of his exceptional knowledge in geisha culture and lifestyle woven with his main protagonist’s ... More details